Now Available: Eddie Angel Signature Guitar (Complete with Mask)

October 28th, 2014, 11:00 am by Greg

Eddie Angel signature guitar

Yes, Los Straitjackets’ twang-bustin’ groovy guitarslinger Eddie Angel now has his very own limited edition – extremely limited edition – signature guitar model.

Adirondack Guitar/Guitar Garage in Hudson Falls has serial number one of four DiPinto Signature Eddie Angel Galaxie #001 guitars for sale.

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Five Firsts: Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets

May 30th, 2012, 11:00 am by Greg
Los Straitjackets

Los Straitjackets

NAME: Eddie Angel
BAND AFFILIATION: Los Straitjackets, the Neanderthals, the Planet Rockers, the Martian Denny Orchestra

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Meet The Beatles,” assuming the Chipmunks don’t count.

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LIVE: Eddie Angel’s Guitar Party @ Roadrunner’s Paradise, Berlin, Germany, 9/17/2011

September 26th, 2011, 4:00 pm by Sara
Roadrunner’s Paradise, Berlin, Germany

Roadrunner’s Paradise, Berlin, Germany

For many years now, Los Straitjackets have been one band that I always make it a point to go see when they played in the Capital District. With the blazing guitar work of Nippertown’s own Eddie Angel, Los Straitjackets is one of those rare bands that I can honestly say I would go to the ends of the earth to see play live. And as you will soon find out, that’s not so much of a stretch for me to say. Eddie Angel’s performances with his other well-known band, the Neanderthals, has also given my ears many hours of enjoyment over the years.

So, imagine my absolute delight when I found out that both of Eddie’s bands, Los Straitjackets and the Neanderthals would be headlining the Troy River Street Festival on June 18, a mere three blocks from my home! To have both the Neanderthals and Los Straitjackets playing live for free, within spitting distance of my front porch, was just too good to be true. It was gonna be great! I could make the five minute walk to enjoy the River Street Festival, groove to Eddie and the guys as they rocked downtown Troy… yeah, it was gonna be really great!

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Rockabilly Rockers on the Fly

February 8th, 2011, 4:12 pm by Greg

There’s been an unusually high number of pompadour sightings at the Albany International Airport this week.

Rockabilly kingpin Johnny Rabb is headed out to sunny California, where he and Eddie Angel and the rest of the masked caveman in the Neanderthals will be making their west coast debut this weekend with gigs in Rosemead on Friday and Long Beach on Saturday.

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Eddie Angel, What Was The First Album You Ever Bought?

May 19th, 2009, 3:35 pm by Greg


“That’s tough to remember. I’m not 100 percent positive, but the album that comes to mind first would be ‘Meet the Beatles.’

I probably got the money from my mother to buy it ‘cause I was only ten years old, but I think that was the one.

I can’t really say for certain because I had an older sister who bought records, and I’d kind of put my requests in with her, too.”

Eddie Angel website
Introducing the Beatles / Meet the Beatles (11 Bonus Tracks)

(Drawing by Charles H. Haymes.)

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